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Much to the horror of social media users around the world, Twitter was inaccessible for around an hour this morning, marking the service's lengthiest outage since 2016. Users in need of their social media fix had to resort back to Facebook (*gasp*!) or any number of other services, though not anymore—Twitter is back... Read more...
Twitter threads are a blessing and a curse. They can be a great way to share information and engage in discussion but they can also be difficult to follow and just plain too long. There is now a way to streamline these conversations. Twitter is testing a new feature called “Notes” that will allow users to use more... Read more...
Elon Musk and Twitter have both been named in a lawsuit that alleges the Tesla CEO attempted to create doubt about his plans to purchase the social media platform in order to get a lower price. Shareholder William Heresniak from Virginia states in the lawsuit that he is doing so on behalf of all Twitter... Read more...
What a shocker—a social media giant misused its users’ data. It appears that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is not allowing at least one of those giants to entirely get away with its behavior. The FTC is fining Twitter $150 million USD for deceptively collecting users’ data and using it for targeted... Read more...
The Twitter buyout drama continues, as Elon Musk fires off a tweet saying the deal cannot move forward until Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal provides proof of <5% fake/spam accounts. It is just the latest tweet from Musk in the ever-evolving saga of the billionaire trying to close out the multi-billion dollar... Read more...
Elon Musk confirmed his plan to reinstate Donald Trump's Twitter account if the sale of the social media platform goes through. The tech mogul currently has a $44 billion bid to buy Twitter. The potential of Trump's account being reinstated has been the source of ire for some, and jubilation for others. While... Read more...
The theatrical Twitter and Musk saga continues. However, there may soon be an end in sight—Twitter’s board is reportedly seriously considering accepting Elon Musk’s offer to purchase Twitter. Twitter’s board has been considering Musk’s offer more seriously since he unveiled the financial package he put together to... Read more...
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter becomes more complicated and interesting by the day. The last few days in particular have only deepened the battlelines between Musk and Twitter’s board. Musk has threatened to reduce Twitter’s board member’s salaries to $0 if he successfully purchases... Read more...
Twitter's long-awaited edit button can already be enabled by some, but it won't allow you to edit your errant tweet quite yet. Twitter has been front and center in its own Twitter drama as of late, as Elon Musk continues his quest to buy out the social media platform. One of the things that Musk has brought more... Read more...
Could Twitter eventually one day go private? It may if Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has anything to do with it. Elon Musk has offered to purchase Twitter for over $41 billion USD and threatens to sell his stock if his offer is rejected. Musk has offered to purchase 100% of Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash... Read more...
Twitter has been in the spotlight over the last few weeks. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently became Twitter’s biggest stakeholder and was offered a seat on their board. Musk refused the appointment and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal naturally posted on Twitter. Most of Agrawal’s comments directly addressed the... Read more...
Twitter has attempted to balance the needs of those who want to see the most popular content and those who want to view the latest content for quite some time. Unfortunately for Twitter, its latest update did not hit the mark. Twitter removed its tabbed timeline feature after receiving feedback from users. Twitter... Read more...
Downvotes is a feature many have considered omitted from some social media platforms. However, recently adding support for Web, iOS and Android, Twitter has been testing a downvote feature and it is now rolling that test out globally to testers. While there are probably many who wish to see Twitter add an edit... Read more...
Wordle has taken the world by storm. Most people are content to puzzle out the word of the day and then move on with their lives. However, others have taken to showing off their "skills" on social media. A vigilante Twitter bot recently began unveiling the next day's word on the posts of these braggarts to teach them... Read more...
In a startling announcement, Twitter co-founder and now-former chief executive officer Jack Dorsey is leaving the social media service pretty much in wholesale fashion. He has already handed the reins to Parag Agrawal, who today assumed the role of CEO, and will also depart his spot on the board after his current term... Read more...
Twitter has announced the winners of its first algorithmic bias bounty challenge, with the top prize going to Bogdan Kulynych, a graduate student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne's Security and Privacy Engineering Lab. His submission showed how certain beauty filters could game the scoring... Read more...
TikTok has been under fire by the United States government over fears that it might share the massive amounts of data it collects on Americans with the Chinese government. A new report claims that another significant player in the technology world is now eyeing the purchase of TikTok assets. Twitter is reportedly... Read more...
The culprits of the high-profile Twitter hack that occurred just over two weeks ago have been apprehended, and the ringleader is actually 17-year-old Graham Clark from Tampa, Florida. The teenager also had two accomplices: 22-year-old Nima Fazeli from Orlando, Florida and 19-year-old Mason Sheppard from the United... Read more...
Following a massive data breach earlier this week, Twitter now finds itself in the precarious position of balancing transparency with security. That's to say, Twitter has divulged some additional details about what happened and what steps it is taking in the aftermath, but is also keeping certain information close to... Read more...
A major Twitter hack was perpetrated yesterday that resulted in multiple high-profile Twitter accounts being compromised. Among the hacked accounts were those of Apple, Elon Musk, and U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden. All of the compromised accounts displayed similar messages that promised to double the amount of... Read more...
Twitter has announced that it is blocking the APNG image format from its service. APNG is an animated PNG file, and Twitter is taking this step because it doesn't follow standard autoplay settings. The animated images can automatically play no matter what setting the user has enabled. Twitter said that it had found... Read more...
Twitter has warned users of the Android app to immediately update their app to the latest version. The reason Twitter is urging caution is due to a possible vulnerability that was discovered within the Twitter for Android application. The vulnerability could allow a bad actor to see non-public account information or... Read more...
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